James Charles Bio, Net Worth , Controversies and More.

James Charles, originally James Charles Dickinson, is an American Internet celebrity, model, and Makeup Artist.

James Charles was born on May 23, 1999, in Albany County, New York, USA. 24 years old (as of 2020), James is a popular YouTuber with more than 18 million subscribers. James became the first male CoverGirl spokesperson(2016.) 

Charles is openly gay and garnered immense popularity being a male makeup artist and beauty guru. In 2017 he and Zendaya took a CoverGirl Makeup Challenge. He even made a guest appearance on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show.’

Quick Facts

Birth DateMay 23, 1999
PlaceAlbany Country, New York, U.S.
Age20 years old (as of 2020)
OccupationYouTuber, Makeup Artist, Internet Personality
EducationBethlehem Central High School
Active Years2014-Present
Relationship StatusUnmarried
Spouse –

Body Measurements

Height5 feet 9 inches
Weight63 kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown

Family Members

MotherChristie Dickinson
Brother(s)Ian Charles
Sister(s)Not Known

Early Life

Charles was born on May 23, 1999, in Albany County, New York. His mother is Christie Dickinson, and he holds an American nationality. He studied at Bethlehem Central High School.

He opened up about his sexuality when he was just twelve. Notwithstanding his condition, his family always supported him. In fact, his father transformed their basement into a glam-room.


James worked as a hairstylist before he became famous. He created his YouTube channel in 2015, and in a few years, he amassed more than 18 million subscribers. He is equally active on Instagram and Facebook. You can see his makeup tutorials.

Today he is counted among the top Makeup Artists and Beauty Gurus. Despite the fact that he is among the best makeup artist personality on YouTube, he is also the YouTube Personality who lost 1 million subscribers within 24 hours. In 2016, he was chosen as the male spokesmodel for CoverGirl.

He was just 17 years old when he became the spokesmodel for CoverGirl. He worked with Katy Perry for CoverGirl. And since then, he gained himself a position- one of the notable personalities/artists in the world makeup and beauty.

Later that year, he was invited to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to share his experience on becoming the first-ever male spokesmodel for CoverGirl. In 2017, he, along with Zendaya, did CoverGirl Makeup Challenge. He mentioned that his one post on Instagram went viral overnight, and that brought her to CoverGirl.

In 2017, James walked the runway for MarcoMarco’s Six 1/2 collection during Los Angeles Fashion Week. His YouTube Channel, with his elegant and artistic works that inspired millions of hearts, won the prestigious award for the best channel in the Beauty category at the 8th Streamy Awards. James has collaborated with Morphe Cosmetics and celebrities like Katy Perry, Zendaya, Zhavia Ward, Sofia Vergara and more.

In 2018, he had a brief cameo Iggy Azalea’s music video and also did makeup. Recently, in 2020, he announced about his YouTube series Instant Influencer. He will host the serious and search for next beauty Influencer

Hightlights and Achievements

People’s Choice Award for Favorite Beauty Influencer2018
Shorty Award for Breakout YouTuber2017
Teen Choice Award for Choice Web Star: Fashion/Beauty2018

James Charles Controversies and Scandals

While he is one of the TOP YOUTUBERS and Makeup Artists, his career has slight of off-topics. In February 2017, his that particular tweet about Ebola and Africa drove him into criticism and hatred that he had to delete the Tweet soon. His bad racist joke brought him into controversies, he quickly apologized.

Soon he again caught up with another controversy- His biggest lie was revealed. The very thing that brought him into prominence- a ring light to the photo session- was false. He had lied about it and the photo was manipulated in Photoshop to glow up his makeup.

In 2019, a YouTuber, Tati Westbrook, who is also American Internet personality and makeup artist, released a video called “Bye Sister” in which she critisized Charles and accused him of using fame and money to play with his subscribers. And Charles had to lose 1 million subscriber in just 24 hours. In turn, Charles uploaded titled “tati” in response to Westbrook’s video.

Charles apologized to his subscribers and her. Unfortunately, the video garnered negative feedback and the video became one of the most disliked videos in YouTube. Charles again uploaded another video, addressing the comment of Westbrook.

The second video of Charles helped him to regain his subscriber and support. The video turned criticism into Westbrook and as a reprecussion, Westbrook lost two hundred thousand subscribers. And as a result, she had to remove the video from her YouTube channel.

James Charles Net Worth

The net worth of James Charles is $ 12 million.

Salaryunder review
Source of IncomeYouTube, Modeling and Makeup
Net Worth$12 million dollars

James Charles Relationship

Is James Charles married?- No, he is not. He is openly gay, but has not spoken about his relationships.

Social Media Profile

InstagramJames Charles Instagram
FacebookJames Charles Facebook
TwitterJames Charles Twitter
YouTubeJames Charles YouTube
WebsiteNo Official Website

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